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Four vitamins vital for good skin
By sam munyaka | Updated Mar 24, 2018 at 13:08 EAT
Vitamins and skincare
  • Vitamins play a role in giving you a good skin complexion 
  • There are various vitamins associated with good skin 
  • These vitamins are found in day to day foods

Vitamins are vital nutrients which play major roles in the body. They play a defensive role by boosting the immune system hence barring entry of pathogens in the body. Apart from their defensive mechanism roles, vitamins also play a role in giving you a good skin complexion. 

Here are best vitamins to enhance your skin by simply keeping it smooth, free of wrinkles and other associated diseases.

Vitamin K

Vitamin K aids in blood clotting processes which helps wounds, bruises recuperate so fast. According to healthline.com, vitamin k also cures skins related complications which include scars, dark spots, stretch marks, spider veins and stubborn circles under your eyes. Foods rich in vitamin K include fish, liver, cereals, eggs, vegetables.

Vitamin E

Basically, its main role is to mask the skin against ultraviolet rays of the sun and nothing else. Vitamin E simply absorbs harmful ultraviolet rays and get rid of wrinkles and dark spots. Here are vitamin E rich foods; nuts, sunflower seeds, avocado, wheat germs.

Vitamin C

Vitamin C is found beneath the epidermal and dermal layer of the skin hence keeps the skin fit as a fiddle. Foods rich in Vitamin C are anti-cancer fighting and anti-skin aging properties. In general, they protect the skin against all associated diseases. Foods rich in vitamin C include; pawpaw, guavas, citrus fruits. 

Vitamin D

Also known as the ‘sunshine vitamin’ Vitamin D prevent infection attacks and protects the skin from attacks by acne and such. Apart from the sun, Vitamin D can be found in mushrooms, fish, and eggs.

Incorporate the above vitamins into your diet for a healthy skin.

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